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The Star
15 days ago
Shifting wordscape a curate’s egg
Shifting wordscape a curate’s egg

Denis Beckett is amused at the way words and expressions have been reinvented, and wonders why there has not been any debate around the topic.

Cape Argus
15 days ago
Putting pupils’ safety back in parents hands
Putting pupils’ safety back in parents hands

A ‘Walking Bus’ ensures that children have a safe journey to and from school, promotes exercise and helps the environment, writes Murray Williams.

News
15 days ago
Graduates are ‘begging’ for jobs
Graduates are ‘begging’ for jobs

More and more desperate South African graduates are advertising their services on the street, writes Nosipho Mngoma.

Sunday Independent
16 days ago
The day Red Russian let loose his dogs of war
The day Red Russian let loose his dogs of war

Without warning the Riot Squad was ordered to open fire on a crowd of civilians, writes Themba Khumalo.

Sunday Independent
16 days ago
SABC aims to tell it like it's not
SABC aims to tell it like it's not

Good day to you from Auckland Park. This is your prime time news bulletin - diligently scripted and discreetly censored by our COO.

Sunday Independent
16 days ago
Let the courage of the lions of '76 inspire us
Let the courage of the lions of '76 inspire us

The current generation of youth activists need to emulate those of 1976 and pick up the spear and lead without fear, writes Kenny Morolong.

Sunday Independent
16 days ago
Deploy best cadres to local government
Deploy best cadres to local government

Local government is the sphere that requires greater capacity and delivery and therefore highly capable leadership, writes Dumisani Hlophe.

Sunday Independent
16 days ago
My thanks to Ali for giving me gumption
My thanks to Ali for giving me gumption

I would never have dreamed of applying for the prize without the inspiration of Muhammad Ali , writes Xolela Mangcu.

Sunday Independent
16 days ago
Free wi-fi an absolute must
Free wi-fi an absolute must

If your restaurant, hotel, B&B or conference centre does not offer free wi-fi, I am your pest, officially, from now on, says Victor Kgomoeswana.

Sunday Independent
16 days ago
Brace yourselves for a new sycophant
Brace yourselves for a new sycophant

An independent public protector to replace Thuli Madonsela is bad news for Zuma’s ANC, writes Mcebisi Ndletyana.

Sunday Independent
16 days ago
Something died when Tsietsi left SA
Something died when Tsietsi left SA

Tsietsi Mashinini was the only name that was on our lips. There was neither Mandela nor Sobukwe, writes Sandile Memela.

Sunday Independent
16 days ago
Tsietsi Mashinini: student warrior
Tsietsi Mashinini: student warrior

The events of June 16, 1976, turned Tsietsi Mashinini into an instant hero and an enemy of the state, writes Oupa Ngwenya.

Sunday Independent
16 days ago
The true heroes of Soweto revolt
The true heroes of Soweto revolt

Messages of victimhood as represented in the Hector Pieterson narrative undermine the heroic exploits of those who led the ...

News
17 days ago
Rape culture damages us all
Rape culture damages us all

Rape is unlike other crimes and justice systems have yet to recognise and incorporate that into practice, writes Bethany Ao.

News
17 days ago
When it comes to terror, SA shouldn't shun allies
When it comes to terror, SA shouldn't shun allies

Terrorism is one of those issues on which one wants as many allies as possible, writes William Saunderson-Meyer.